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What is featured?

Sunday, 19 Aug 2018

Cyclone Fan Fest

Aug 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Bergstrom Indoor Football Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Athletics will host its annual Fan Fest on Sunday, Aug. 19 starting at noon at the Bergstrom Indoor Football Complex.

Soccer

Aug 19, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State soccer hosts Missouri.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 19, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 20 Aug 2018

Fee payment deadline

Aug 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Craft of the Month: Inked Coasters

Aug 20, 2018

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using the brilliant colors of alcohol ink, create abstract, bubbly patterns on a set of four coasters.

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018

Sharpie Mugs Walk-in Craft

Aug 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Decorate a white mug with special markers that can be heat-set for washability. We will have design ideas for inspiration including coffee quotes, ways to create patterns, and fancy monogram examples.

LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome

Aug 21, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success Diversity Special events

The LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome is the premier welcome event providing an introduction and welcome to the LGBTQIA+ community at Iowa State University.

Floral Design: Tethered Tropicals

Aug 21, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Transform grasses and leaves into clever wraps and ties for a sweeping design featuring tropical flowers.

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018

Art Walk: An Artful Welcome

Aug 22, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Food Sciences Bldg., west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Whether you've been on campus for years or only a few days, join University Museums as we look at the public art that helped set the foundations for the exceptional collection that ISU has today. Meet at the west entrance of the Food Science Building (facing Farm House Lane).

Watercolor Bookmarks Walk-in Craft

Aug 22, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$1

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a splash of watercolor on heavy paper and leave with a bookmark, or small work of art.

WelcomeFest

Aug 22, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Student activities

Freebies and Info from Ames Businesses & ISU Departments.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Aug 22, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 23 Aug 2018

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

Aug 23, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Behind Bessey Hall

free

Community activities

In partnership with the university library, the Ames Public Library's Bookmobile added a regular Iowa State stop to its weekly route. The Bookmobile will park behind Bessey Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items from the Ames Public Library (for all ages) can be checked out, returned or reserved in advance for pick up.

Plant Walk: Medicinal Plants

Aug 23, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Try the Pottery Wheel

Aug 23, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Not ready to commit to a pottery class? Experience throwing on the wheel with Workspace potters!

Woodshop Orientation

Aug 23, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included + $6 optional purchase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 23, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 23, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Friday, 24 Aug 2018

Audit to credit deadline

Aug 24, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a full semester course from audit to credit basis.

Drop Deadline

Aug 24, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop full-semester or first half-semester courses without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Registration Deadline: Fall 2018

Aug 24, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus. A late registration fee applies.

Schedule change deadline

Aug 24, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes or to add/drop a course without signatures of instructor and adviser (full-semester courses and first half-semester courses). See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines and the Schedule of Classes for exceptions.

Celebration: Women's Equality Day

Aug 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Margaret Sloss Women's Center

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Special events

Story County residents can register to vote (free cookies, brownies and lemonade for those who do). All are welcome to learn more about programs offered by the Catt Center, the Margaret Sloss Womens Center, and the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County.

Annual ReACT Gallery Kickoff

Aug 24, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

ReACT Gallery, 0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The ReACT Gallery is intended to be a safe and respectful place to express and explore reactions, opinions, and perspectives of national current event issues that are relevant to the ISU community. Brief remarks will be made at 12:10 by Sarah Nusser and Pam Cain. Light refreshments provided.

Retirement reception: Kenneth Koehler

Aug 24, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Statistics Department Meetings, receptions

University Professor of statistics Kenneth Koehler is retiring. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Aug 24, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Volleyball

Aug 24, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball will open its regular season and the Iowa State Challenge against Ole Miss. First serve at 6:30 p.m. Price also gets fans admission to Oregon State vs. Virginia match at 4 p.m.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War- Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Comedian Alice Wetterlund

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!